Calibr, a division of Scripps Research is a not-for profit research institute located in La Jolla, California. Calibr is focused on innovative early stage translational research in the areas of regenerative medicine, cancer biology, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, immunology and infectious disease.
We are seeking a talented Infectious Disease Postdoctoral Associate to join our multidisciplinary team working to discover and develop new drugs for neglected infectious tropical diseases. The primary focus of this position is to establish an in vitro kinetoplastid drug discovery screening platform targeting Leishmania. This will include developing novel assays using high-content imaging of intracellular infection and adapting existing assays to high throughput screening approaches. The position will require both independent as well as highly collaborative work. Work will be published in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals.
About The Scripps Research Institute
The Scripps Research Institute, one of the world's largest, private, non-profit research organizations, stands at the forefront of basic biomedical science, a vital segment of medical research that seeks to comprehend the most fundamental processes of life. Over the last decades, the institute has established a lengthy track record of major contributions to the betterment of health and the human condition.